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Kentucky Revokes Credentials of Detention Center Minister Over Ban on Calling Homosexuality ‘Sinful’

FRANKFORT, Ky. — The Kentucky Department of Juvenile Justice (DJJ) has revoked the volunteer credentials of a local pastor after he did not feel comfortable with signing an agreement not to refer to homosexuality as sinful. “[Volunteers] shall not refer to juveniles by using derogatory language in a manner that conveys bias towards or hatred of […]

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Federal Court Rules Pharmacy Must Stock Morning-After Pill Despite Religious Beliefs

SEATTLE, Wash. — A federal appeals court has ruled that a pharmacy in Washington state must stock the morning after-pill despite the owner’s beliefs that the item is an abortifacient and thus contrary to his religious beliefs. As previously reported, in 2006, Ralph’s Thriftway owner, Kevin Stormans, received a call inquiring whether the location sold the […]

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Hindus Seeking ‘Prayer Room’ Replete with Statues of Hindu Deities at International Airports

NEW YORK — A Hindu organization headquarted in Nevada is seeking the inclusion of Hindu prayer rooms at international airports that have chapels available for use by adherents to various religions. Rajan Zed, president of the Universal Society of Hinduism in Nevada, released a statement this week explaining that Hindus would like a designated prayer […]

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Presidential Candidate Donald Trump: ‘Why Do I Need to Repent … If I Am Not Making Mistakes?’

During an interview on Wednesday with CNN’s Anderson Cooper, Republican Presidential candidate Donald Trump was asked to comment further on his response to a question at last Saturday’s Iowa Family Leadership Summit regarding whether or not he has ever asked God to forgive him. As previously reported, Trump had been asked by moderator Frank Luntz during the […]

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‘Astonishing': Oldest Biblical Text Since Dead Sea Scrolls Discovered in Israel

JERUSALEM — American and Israeli archaeologists and researchers have announced that they have deciphered what they believe is the oldest biblical text discovered since the finding of the Dead Sea scrolls. “This is a really big discovery,” Pnina Shor, curator at the Israel Antiquities Authority, said during a press conference on Monday. The charred 1,500 […]

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Brit Hume: Planned Parenthood Videos Have ‘Laid Bare the Brutal Nature of Abortion’

A nationally-recognized political commentator says that regardless of whether or not Planned Parenthood is profiting from the organs of the babies killed at its facilities, the videos released about the matter have helped to expose and delineate the bloody brutality that is abortion. “Whatever comes of the revelations about Planned Parenthood and its trafficking of fetal […]

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School District Reaches Agreement with Humanists Following Lawsuit Over Coach-Led Prayers

GAINESVILLE, Ga. — A school district in Georgia has reached an agreement with a prominent humanist organization, resulting in the dismissal of a lawsuit surrounding alleged coach-led prayer at a local high school. As previously reported, the American Humanist Association (AHA) sent a letter last August to the superintendent of Hall County Schools, the principal of […]

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Two Mennonite Colleges Announce Hiring Policy Change to Employ ‘Married’ Homosexuals

Two American colleges that identify as Mennonite institutions have announced changes to their hiring policy to now allow the employment of homosexuals who have “wed” their partners. Eastern Mennonite University (EMU) in Harrisonburg, Virginia and Goshen College in Goshen, Indiana announced the alterations on Monday, while claiming to still hold to the biblical principles as […]

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Residents Rally After Christian Flag Removed from Outside Alabama Police Department

GLENCOE, Ala. — Believers in Glencoe, Alabama rallied on Saturday in support of the Christian flag after the city decided to remove it from outside the local police department due to a complaint from a prominent atheist activist organization. As previously reported, Mayor Charles Gilchrist told local television station WBRC that the flag was removed […]

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Atheist Activist Group Accuses Iowa Basketball Coach of ‘Religious Coercion’

AMES, Iowa — A prominent atheist activist organization has sent a letter to the president of a secular university in Iowa, accusing its new head basketball coach of “religious coercion” for praying with players and sharing his Christian faith. The Madison,Wisconsin-based Freedom from Religion Foundation (FFRF) sent a letter to Iowa State University President Steven […]

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